Monthly Archives: June 2020
Throughout July, we will continue to offer Tri Church Worship Online.
Tri Church Worship Online and through the Conference Call line. You can access video worship through our website: https://immanuelrockfalls.org/. You can call and listen to Tri Church worship on Sundays at 7 a.m., noon, and 4:30 p.m. by calling (508) 924-5733. Long distance call fees may apply. There is NO access code needed. You will be connected to the […]Read more
Return to in-person Worship survey
A HUGE THANKS to everyone who completed a “Return to in-person Worship” Survey! Look for an update on in-person opportunities flowing the July 6th Church Council meeting.Read more
Pastor Bree’s Learning & Retreat
Pastor Bree will be participating in an online time of retreat and learning with Pastor Mary Kay Henson in July. This retreat, “Contemplation and Reflection Within These Times of Turmoil,“ is spread over three different Wednesdays, July 15, 22 & 29. In case of pastoral emergency on these dates, please contact the church office. Thank you […]Read more
Word from the Pastor
Grace and peace of Christ to each of you! When a death occurs in our congregation, Jill combs through the records seeking information that will help me provide the best care to our families. Thanks be to God for the record keepers of the past and for her good work today. Gordon Spencer died on […]Read more
Happy Ending to Bouquets of Hope—THANK YOU for your support!
Much was in the works for the April 29th Bouquets of Hope fundraising event – the menu planned, sign-up sheets ready for the churches, entertainment lined up, centerpieces made, and several auction items collected. While the pandemic changed these plans, the generosity of our community did not change. For this, Tri Church is extremely grateful! […]Read more
Council Highlights from Zoom Meeting – June 1, 2020
1. Council approved rental of a dumpster for removal of back parsonage garage along alley that is deteriorating. 2. We reviewed the scholarship fund and applications are now available. 3. Survey was sent out to see what congregation wanted to do about Sunday services and what they are comfortable doing. 4. Decided that the church office will remain open, […]Read more
Immanuel Scholarship Applications are now available!
The Immanuel Scholarship Fund offers two kinds of scholarships. One application is for a scholarship grant of $200 per semester. Applicants need to be active confirmed members of Immanuel who are attending a college or university affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America or it’s successor body or a full communion partner. The second […]Read more
New Book Study on White Fragility
Bishop Jeff Clements of Northern Illinois Synod, is offering a six-week book study of White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. Bishop writes, Racism is a really tough subject to discuss and I think this book will help us get into an important and timely discussion. If you are interested in joining with others, in what I hope will be a challenging discussion without being threatening […]Read more
Thank you to everyone for the calls, cards, prayers and memorials for Ken during his illness and passing. The home visits and phone calls while in rehab from Pastor Bree. Nancy Strock Thank you to your whole church for the outpouring of love for our Dad, Grandpa, Great Grandpa and Father-in-law. His […]Read more